Michael is the Global Chair of Banking & Finance of Baker McKenzie. In addition, he heads Banking & Finance in Paris and is also Global Head of Trade & Export Finance. His areas of practice cover project finance, acquisition finance, trade and export finance, syndicated lending and debt restructuring. Much of his focus is on emerging markets, particularly CEE, the CIS and Africa.
Michael joined Baker McKenzie in 1999 and worked in both the London and Munich offices of the firm prior to taking the helm of the Banking & Finance practice of the Paris office.